Knitting patterns for outerwear to keep babies and children warm.
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Cardigan sweater with hood. Sizes to Fit Chest 56-71 cm (22 – 28 inches), Child Sizes 3 through 10. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Wendy
Baby and Child Jacket with Optional Hood
Cardigan sweater with options for a wide ribbed collar or hood. Sizes 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-2 years, 2-3 years, 4-5 years, 6-7 years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sirdar
Go-go Garter Stitch Knit Baby Jacket
Garter stitch cardigan features classic raglan styling. Worked in one piece from the top-down, there's hardly any finishing on this garment. SIZES: 6 (12,18,24) mos. Worsted weight yarn.
2 ways to get the free pattern:
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version - at Joanns
- Get the free PDF knitting pattern at Yarnspirations
- Get the recommended Bernat® Baby Velvet™ Yarn at Joann's
Children’s Toggle Topcoat
Long-sleeved sweater jacket with in sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, 10. The 4 toggle-style buttons make for easy on and off. Bulky weight yarn makes this a quick knit and gives the jacket coziness! Designed by Elaine Phillips.
Livia Child and Adult Cardigan
Long-sleeved sweater jacket with cables on the body and sleeves. Child Sizes: 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, 5-6, 6-7 years. Adult Sizes: To fit bust 32-34" (82-87cms), 36-38 (92-97), 40-42 (102-107), 44-46 (112-117). Designed by MillaMia. DK weight yarn.
Child's Plaid Jacket
Long-sleeved cardigan with shawl collar with a plaid pattern knit in stripes with vertical running stitches. Sizes ages 2-8yrs. Designed by Fran Morgan. Also available in a kit.
More Free Patterns
Trekking Child’s Jacket and Purse
Cardigan knit with a lace and garter stripe design on yoke and sleeves. Includes pattern for matching purse. DK weight yarn. Designed by Skacel.
Moppet Swing Coat
This precious little swing coat for babies and toddlers has seed stitch accents at the collar and hem. Ribbing at the shoulder evokes the antique look of smocking. Sizes 3-18 months. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Norah Gaughan.
Hooded cardigan jacket in baby and toddler sizes. Sizes Newborn - 3 years. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Sian Brown Knitwear Design
Child’s cardigan jacket with shawl color worked from sideways from one sleeve to the other. Sizes from 2 years to 10 years old. Comes with step by step video tutorial. Available in English and Spanish. Designed by Lanasyovillos
Smoothie Hooded Jacket
Easy knitting pattern for Hoodie Sweater for sizes 18 months to 6 years.
Meghan Jones designed this charming jacket for babies and toddlers that features extra large offset collar, a flared waist and seed stitch cuffs, collar and pleats. Quick knit in chunky yarn. Sizes 3m, 6m, 12m, 18m, 2T, 4T
Baby Swing Coat
Kristin Omdahl’s easy knitting pattern for a plus coat is available in sizes 12, 18, and 24 months.
Cardigan jacket in baby and toddler sizes. Sizes 12-18, 18-24, 24-36 mos. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss. Pictured projects by mzollo.
Patterns for Purchase
Moonies Hooded Cardigan
Coat with hood. Sizes 6-12 months; 1-2 years, 2-4 years, 4-6 years; 6-8 years; 8-10 years, 10-12 years. Knitted in one piece from the top down, using raglan construction to shape the yoke. Seamless. Designed by Sweet Dreams Studio. Worsted weight yarn.
Double-breasted long-sleeved cardigan with pockets. Sizes 1-2 years, 2-3 years, 3-4 years, 4-5 years. Designed by MillaMia. Sport weight yarn.
Tiered Baby Coat and Jacket
Easy quick baby and toddler coat or jacket is knit from the top-down with minimal finishing and the sleeve knit in the round. Rated easy by the designer and most of Ravelrers. Sizes 0-3 months (3-6 months, 6-12 months, 12-18 months, 2/3T, 3/4T) Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Lisa Chemery Pictured project by iqeverything
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern at Annie’s
- Get Cascade Yarns 128 Superwash yarn used in the pictured project
Mayfair Lane Baby Coat With Hood
Baby hooded cardigan knit with double moss stitch in sport yarn. Sizes 6-12 months, 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2 -3 years. Designed by OGE Designs
Latte Baby Coat
Long sleeved cardigan with woven basket stitch band, optional hood, and optional pockets. Sizes 0-3mo (3-6mo, 6-12mo, 12-18mo, 2T-3T, 3T-4T). Bulky yarn. Designed by Lisa Chemery
Macdara Aran Coat
The front and sleeves have twists and cables, while the back features a tree pattern. Three sizes